Monthly Archives: February 2016

February 28 and 29.  Start of week 5

On Sunday the temperatures soar to 43C by 2 pm then the clouds moved in, giving a little relief but by 5 there was a huge electrical storm for a few hours which started fires all over the places.   … Continue reading

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February 27.  Esperance, saved from scurvy

Only 320 ks to go to complete the Nullabor crossing. Technically it finishes at Norseman but civilisation as we know it returns in Esperance. We roll into town feeling a little overwhelmed by all the activity and possibilities. It is … Continue reading

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February 26.  To Frasers Range

On and on the Nullabor goes.  We will have been a week without a shop and virtually no phone or Internet. Every one gives you a wave on this road, but you have to get it right. Just lift your … Continue reading

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February 25.  An iconic drive – halfway across the Nullabor

Packing up was fast today. A bit of a race with the Jayco Hawk. They won! Out of Fowlers Bay through Coorabie and Nundroo to the Nullabor Roadhouse, where we stopped for petrol and a sandwich. Some beautiful views of … Continue reading

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Rain and Country

It was raining when we woke up so we stayed an extra day and had a fireside concert as a bonus  

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February 21 to 23.  Around Fowlers Bay

A small settlement with a huge jetty and a substantial caravan park.  There is one kiosk, and a place with cabins to let.  It gets very busy here in the whale watching season.  There are maybe 30 houses and 2 … Continue reading

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February 20.  Smokey Bay to Fowlers Bay via Cactus Beach

A slow start, we got up early but did a load  of washing and walked on the beach so it was 10.30 before we pulled out. First stop Ceduna, for petrol and gas, a shower tent and groceries.  Nice shops, … Continue reading

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February 18 and 19.  Smokey Bay

  After a few weeks of stunning scenery I had just decided “no more beach photos” until we arrived in Elliston. The views from the cliff tops are double wow.  See for yourself, they rival the Great Ocean Road and the … Continue reading

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February 16 and 17.  Around Farm Beach

Coffin Bay has a wonderful bistro, 1802, the year Matthew Flinders sailed by and named Coffin Bay after Isaac Coffin.   We had lunch there on Tuesday and that is about all we did all day, except for a bit … Continue reading

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February 16 and 17.  Around Farm Beach

Coffin Bay has a wonderful bistro, 1802, the year Matthew Flinders sailed by and named Coffin Bay after Isaac Coffin.      We had lunch there on Tuesday and that is about all we did all day, except for a … Continue reading

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